Understanding RMDs Can Help You Save
Want to design a tax-efficient retirement? Learning how and when to take required minimum distributions (or RMDs) can be a key part of your overall strategy.
Ask the Adviser: When should I change my asset allocation?
The asset allocation of your portfolio is a key driver of performance and returns. Do you have the right mix of stocks and bonds in your portfolio?
7 Steps to Take When You Inherit an IRA
When Inheriting an IRA there are complex rules you will need to follow to avoid costly errors.
Are Roth Conversions Right for People Over 73?
Roth IRAs are not subject to RMD rules.
Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs): Follow the Rules to Avoid Costly Penalties
Taxpayers reaching age 72 should be aware that a portion of the funds in their retirement accounts starts to become taxable each year—and pitfalls are common.
A Guide to Required Minimum Distribution Rules for IRAs and Employer Plans
RMD rules are similar for both types of accounts, but there are some differences.
Ask the Adviser: How do I shop for the best rates on my cash?
Looking for ways to make your cash work for you without committing to a long-term investment? There are plenty of options available.
Don’t Overlook These Inflation-Related Opportunities
Discover several ways to offset inflation through tax-efficient saving in 2023.
Ask the Adviser: How do I pay taxes on retirement income?
There are two ways to satisfy the year-round tax payment obligation for retirement income. Taxes can be withheld from your benefits, or you can make estimated payments to the IRS.
Ask the Adviser: Why are Medicare Part B premiums going down when inflation is up?
After a large increase in Medicare Part B premiums for 2022, the cost is now dropping. We’ll look at a surprising reason why.
Ask the Adviser: What can I do to offset PA inheritance tax for my heirs?
Pennsylvania is one of only six states that requires inheritance tax. Here, we look at a variety of ways residents can reduce the tax on passed down assets.
5 Ways to Take Advantage of the Market Downturn
Look for opportunities created by lower markets, which include evaluating employer stock, performing Roth conversions, and investing before the market rebounds.
Ask the Adviser: What are the pros and cons of Series I savings bonds?
Series I savings bonds combine relatively high returns with minimal risks—as long as inflation remains elevated.
Five Common Mistakes When Taking Qualified Charitable Distributions From Your IRA
Making charitable gifts from your IRA instead of your checkbook can be an excellent tax management strategy. Doing so helps you to fulfill your required minimum distribution while reducing taxable income dollar for dollar.
More Ways to Lessen the Impact of the SECURE Act
Here, we offer further strategies for heirs of retirement accounts to maximize the after-tax value of their funds.
You Inherited an IRA under the SECURE Act—Now What?
Follow these strategies to design a distribution plan with tax efficiency in mind.
Should I Consult with a Financial Adviser?
An adviser can help you balance today’s wants with tomorrow’s needs. Here’s what to consider when deciding whether to partner with one.
You May Be Able to Reduce the Taxes from Inherited Assets
If you’re the beneficiary of retirement accounts or other inherited assets, it pays to learn about the IRD deduction.
Go On a Treasure Hunt: Claim Back Your Own Assets
You might have assets sitting at the Pennsylvania Treasury that belong to you. All you have to do is claim them.
Beyond Financial Planning: Finding Vibrant Living in Retirement
Finding meaning and purpose after your career is a common concern. Here, we share ideas from “Vibrant Living,” a TV segment about developing a healthy, happy retirement.